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Default Why 10.5??? - 02-06-2010, 02:57 AM

I see hardly anyone running 10.8. Why does everyone have 10.5? Mechdrew guide says to update to 10.8. What should i do?
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Default 02-06-2010, 03:03 AM

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I see hardly anyone running 10.8. Why does everyone have 10.5? Mechdrew guide says to update to 10.8. What should i do?
10.8 .... well there's only 10.6.x . Some folks do run later 10.5.x's. Myself I prefer the latest and greatest.


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Default 02-06-2010, 03:04 AM

wtf is 10.8? theres only 2 which are being used, leopard, which is 10.5, and snow leopard which is 10.6.

no one, or barley anyone uses 10.5 anymore, so i got no idea what ur talking about



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Default 02-06-2010, 03:19 AM

Im sorry i didnt mean 10.8 i meant 10.6. Why is mostly everyone on 10.5? if you go here then you see alot of 10.5. Anyway, I just ordered a snow leapord disk from the gals over at apple. IS that the latest version? or will i need to update?
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Default 02-06-2010, 05:25 AM

10.5 is Leopard. 10.6 is Snow Leopard. You ordered Snow Leopard just recently so you MAY get 10.6.2, however, I can't confirm this. They may send you 10.6, in which case you just run Software Update and update to 10.6.2.
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Default 02-06-2010, 12:02 PM

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Im sorry i didnt mean 10.8 i meant 10.6. Why is mostly everyone on 10.5? if you go here then you see alot of 10.5. Anyway, I just ordered a snow leapord disk from the gals over at apple. IS that the latest version? or will i need to update?
The page you linked to dates back to Sept 2009 or so. Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) was released in late August, so most did not have it at the time those messages were posted. And it's typical for Mac users to wait for the first update (in this case 10.6.1) so the bugs are fewer when they install a new OS version.

The Snow Leopard disk you ordered will work fine. It may be 10.6 vs. 10.6.1 or 10.6.2. But you can update to 10.6.2 easily enough. Just remember to run NBI during the update process as mentioned in several threads here.

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Default 02-06-2010, 01:58 PM

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Just remember to run NBI during the update process as mentioned in several threads here.
What NBI? and i dont understand DURING the update process.
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What NBI? and i dont understand DURING the update process.
NBI is here http://code.google.com/p/netbook-ins...downloads/list, and discussed in the Guides.

During: What I've read is that after doing 10.6.1 > 10.6.2 you will be asked to restart. Run NBI before that restart, or so I've read. I don't remember now what my process was.

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Default 02-06-2010, 02:13 PM

NetbookInstaller, it's what makes the whole process work.

Did you read the guides yet? If you still don't know what NBI is, you're apparently not reading them.


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Default Yes - 02-06-2010, 03:04 PM

I read Mechdrews guide on installing it with Net Book CD. The guide said nothing about Net Book Installer (NBI).

I only saw one guide on installing OS X to Dell Mini 9 here. It was titled "How to install snow leapord the easiest way"(Or something like that). If there are other guides on the site please tell me where to find them. I know how to use search, yes (I am going to do that right now).

P.S: Thanks for all the help guys, I would not be able to do this without you.
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